GCHS Hospitality program earns Elite 50 designation

Elisabeth Maldonado, Culinary Arts instructor at Garden City High School, holds a framed certificate marking the GCHS culinary arts program’s Elite 50 designation. Photo credit: GCHS GARDEN CITY — The Garden City High School culinary arts program has been named to the 2018-19 Elite 50 from the National Center for […]

Teachers receive mini-grants

Joshua Greenberg, Garden City High School art teacher, was one of several teachers who was awarded a mini-grant Wednesday from the Garden City Public Schools Foundation. GARDEN CITY — The Garden City Public Schools Foundation Grant Squad visited schools on Wednesday, March 20, and awarded $200 mini-grants to help teachers […]

GCHS media classes rake in the state awards

Photo courtesy GCHS GARDEN CITY — Students from the Garden City High School Buffalo Broadcasting System (BBS) – radio and television classes received 55 awards, including 16 state champions, 21 state runners-up and 18 honorable mention finishes in the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) state awards competition. According to a […]

GCCC hires new VB coach

Photo courtesy GCCC By Mike Pilosof/Sports Information Director Garden City Community College GARDEN CITY — The rebuilding process is officially underway. Garden City formally introduced Patrick Hiltz as the program’s new women’s volleyball coach during a press conference Monday afternoon in the Hall of Fame Room. He replaces Casie Lowden, […]

GCHS culinary students place at state

Courtesy photo/GCHS Garden City High School culinary students participated in the Prostart State Invitational competition in Wichita on March 6.  The students that competed and placed in the competition include: Ryan Glaze: 1st place in edible center piece; Victoria Ramirez: 3rd place edible center piece; and Lydia Martinez and Daniel […]

GCCC well-represented at collegiate band conference

Photo courtesy GCCC – Five GCCC band students performed with the Kansas Intercollegiate Band last month in Wichita. Four of the five are pictured. GARDEN CITY — The Garden City Community College Department of Music recognized five band students who performed with the Kansas Intercollegiate Band during the Kansas Music […]

GCCC Cosmetology hosts beauty professionals

GARDEN CITY — Garden City Community College’s Cosmetology Department hosted a Matrix Interactive Day on Tuesday for students, local beauty professionals, and GCCC cosmetology alumni.  Students and visiting professionals gathered to learn techniques for using the Matrix products. The demonstrations featured baylage, smudging, melting, and using these techniques for popular vibrant […]

GCCC Meats team wins at Houston contest

GARDEN CITY — The 2019 Garden City Community College Meats Team made history this weekend  by winning the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Intercollegiate Meats Contest for the first time in program history. GCCC Meats Judging teams have placed secondin the contest nine times since 2000, but had not been […]

GCCC students named to All-Kansas Academic Team

GARDEN CITY — The Phi Theta Kappa honor society at Garden City Community College will honor two students on March 7 during the Annual All-Kansas Academic Team Luncheon in Topeka. Alpha Xi Upsilon, Garden City Community College’s Chapter of the society, will honor members Azat Jumadurdyyev and Clara Jackson with […]

Ruda voted GCCC President

New GCCC President Ryan Ruda Dr. Ryan Ruda was unanimously named President of Garden City Community College on Tuesday by the GCCC Board of Trustees following an hour-long executive session. Ruda has served as interim president since replacing former GCCC President Herbert Swender last August. Ruda and the trustees will […]